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American Civil Liberties Union



  • Existence: 1920-12-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Horace Cornelius Peterson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-488
Scope and Contents


Professor. Manuscripts and galley proofs of, and correspondence (ca. 1939) regarding Peterson's books"Propaganda for War" and "Opponents of War"; scrapbooks (ca. 1939) with reviews of his books; Peterson's research notes (n.d.) regarding the loyalty oath in Oklahoma; typescript of a journal (1918-1919) kept by Ike Hoover, a member of the American peace negotiating team in Paris after World War I; and publications (1918-1951) regarding World War I, and propaganda. Also in this collection is an account (1952), by Alfred B. Sears, of Peterson's accidental death in the University of Oklahoma's Gittinger Hall. Horace Cornelious Peterson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1918-1951

Stephen Jones Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1254
Scope and Contents


Lawyer. Correspondence and publications of the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma; court records; testimony; transcripts; prisoners' petitions; and prison records, all relating to Jones' service as General Counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma and his successful representation of Bobby Battle in the case, Battle vs. Park Anderson. Materials relating to Jones' campaign for Oklahoma State Attorney General, and U.S. Congress. Investigative materials pertaining to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, and the Penn Square Bank. Court dockets and related materials concerning Roger Dale Stafford and the Lorenz and Sirloin Stockade murders.

Dates: 1964-1998